Creating joy, building healthier relationships and finding the best ways to nourish body, mind and soul.
Fanjoy counselling can help you create the life you want, by creating more JOY, building healthier relationships and finding the best ways to nourish your own body, mind and soul. We offer a range of individual, teen & group counselling which is currently being offered online given the Ontario restrictions until end of January. With zoom, we are pleased that borders are no longer a barrier to finding the help you need and our NEW Junior Chef Family Matters ZOOM program offers support for parents and their teens three times a week to help during these difficult times.
We offer a wide range of online and in person individual, teen, family & group counselling. We are best known for helping transitional age youth (14–29 years of age) and their parents find creative solutions to everyday problems so that they can live more joyful lives. Individual adult counselling is offered for those looking to create better relationships, address life’s transitions and find their purpose in life and work. Given the current Ontario lockdown we are going to be offering online counselling sessions until further notice and offering a limited number of bursaries to allow for a sliding scale assessment phase of your first four sessions.
At Fanjoy we are also feeding connection using food, innovative culinary programs, and a full range of counselling services to create change which lasts a lifetime — it’s like getting a FULL MEAL DEAL! Using a milieu therapy approach, CBT, ACT and family systems work, we combine interactive, fun and delicious cooking sessions with helpful, therapeutic conversations that allow teens to build confidence, move their lives forward and learn how to manage stress. Fanjoy’s Junior Chef programs add an alternative option for teens who may not want to come to traditional talk therapy session. As both a clinical therapist and a chef, Pam brings teens and young adults into our commercial restaurant kitchen to cook up change that will last a lifetime. They can learn valuable culinary skills, make new friends and receive guidance, mentorship and strategies that work to address the life challenges that they are facing now. Junior Chefs learn cooking skills which help them give back to their families and plenty about coping, problem solving, improving communication and collaborating with others.
Get support from our team of Counsellors through our different offerings, from adult counselling, 30min Youth Booster Sessions Online to One on One Life Skills Junior Chef Sessions.
Family therapy is an approach that includes all family members whenever possible in the process of counselling. Click below to learn more and how our approach can make a difference.
Education & Support
These groups are aimed at providing support to families, parents, adults and children who are experiencing stressful episodes in their lives.
Fanjoy Junior Chef
The perfect solution for youth who are hesitant to try counselling, want to make some new friends and also gain valuable skills along the way. This is NOT your ordinary cooking class!
Education & Support Groups
Supporting Families, Youths and Individuals
*Individual Counselling, Parent Educational and Support Groups and our Girls CONNECT groups are currently taking place on ZOOM. We hope to resume small in person groups in spring of 2022. Click below for more information about our services.
Fee: $395 for 8 weeks + HST
Girls only – ages 12-14
Class time: 6:30-8:00pm WEDNESDAYS or you can join in with our Sunday morning Junior Chef Parent Support Group if you prefer – option available at check out
Location: Online – via Zoom
Empower Parent Support Group
An online parent support group for parents of transitional youth, 14-21 yrs
Brené Brown said “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.”
Parenting requires us to show up everyday, but we are often told by society what being a ‘good’ parent should look like instead of receiving help to show up courageously in our relationships with our growing teens in a way that is authentic and easier to manage over time! In this 8 week parent support group, your group facilitator Pam Fanjoy, MSW, RSW will begin by presenting a weekly topic related to adolescent development, then facilitate your collective discussions with the goal of helping you to connect more easily with your teen, authentically.
You will co-create a supportive community of parents of transitional aged youth (14-21 years of age) who are trying their best to ‘figure it out’ as they go along during these challenging times. Our youth have never been through a pandemic before, remote schooling, ‘quad-mesters,’ and facing all the normal adolescent developmental tasks required to get to ‘adulting’ in this type of atmosphere, and neither have you! So join us to create a recipe that works in your unique family situation but is grounded in evidence based research and experience about healthy adolescent development.
These sessions will take place on ZOOM Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm – 8pm January 12th – March 2nd. Space is limited to register early!